In Memory of




Obituary for Barbara A. Staples

With a heavy heart, we announce the passing of Barbara Staples, 65, of Atlantic Highlands on February 9th.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Thomas Staples; her son Harry Wilson and wife Christa, granddaughter Collins, her son in law Scott Fellion, grandchildren Scott and Sarah, and stepchildren Sabrina, Robert, and Christopher; her brother John Monahan and wife Phyllis, brother Jamie Monahan; her aunt Marlene Galvin and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter Rachel Fellion; her sister Sandy Minnella and parents Dorothy and John Monahan.

Barbara was born on September 20, 1955. She lived her life in the Bayshore area. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be remembered by those that knew and adored her for her childlike spirit, her sweet disposition, and her jovial laugh.

Please join us in remembering and celebrating her life in a memorial service that will be held on Saturday, February 27 from 2-4 at Jacqueline M. Ryan Funeral Home, 233 Carr Ave. Keansburg, NJ 07734.

As per the regulations imposed through the State of New Jersey, there will now be a maximum of 100 people allowed in the funeral home at one time. To accommodate all of Barbara's family and friends, we ask that you please be brief while visiting in order to make room for additional guest to pay their respects; we thank you for understanding. Face protection is REQUIRED as per the state regulations. For further information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,